Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on Uttar Pradesh visit attended Ganga Aarti at Kashi and met chief ministers and deputy chief ministers of BJP-ruled states.
The meeting with PM Modi was attended by the chief ministers of 4 Northeast states including Assam (Himanta Biswa Sarma), Arunachal Pradesh (Pema Khandu), Manipur (N Biren Singh), Tripura (Biplab Kumar Deb) and the deputy chief minister of Nagaland (Y Patton).
The meeting was also attended by the chief ministers from Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and the deputy chief minister of Bihar.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi continued with his engagements after the inauguration of Baba Vishwanath Dham on Monday in Varanasi where he also performed pujas and took a holy dip in Ganga.
Later in the evening, the Prime Minister attended Ganga Aarti on Monday.
On Ganga Aarti the Prime Minister tweeted that the Aarti at Kashi always fills the heart with new energy.
“Ganga Aarti of Kashi always fills the inner soul with new energy. Today, after fulfilling the big dream of Kashi, attended the Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat and bowed down to Maa Ganga for Her grace. Namami Gange Tav Pada Pankajam,” Modi tweeted.
Next stop…Banaras station. We are working to enhance rail connectivity as well as ensure clean, modern and passenger friendly railway stations. pic.twitter.com/tE5I6UPdhQ— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 13, 2021
Informing about the meeting with the chief ministers and deputy chief ministers, Prime Minister Modi tweeted: “Just concluded an extensive meeting in Kashi with @BJP4India Chief Ministers and Deputy Chief Ministers.”
The Prime Minister also inspected key development works in Kashi.
He said in a tweet: “Inspecting key development works in Kashi. It is our endeavour to create best possible infrastructure for this sacred city.”
Prime Minister Modi also went to the Railway Station at Kashi.
Modi said: “Next stop…Banaras station. We are working to enhance rail connectivity as well as ensure clean, modern and passenger friendly railway stations.”
His inspection of development projects late at night is as per the Prime Minister’s practice of working with a focus to cause minimum inconvenience to the public.
Inspecting key development works in Kashi. It is our endeavour to create best possible infrastructure for this sacred city. pic.twitter.com/Nw3JLnum3m— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 13, 2021
The Prime Minister mingled with people who showed great enthusiasm and affection towards the Prime Minister who is their local MP also.